The Veterans Day holiday will be observed this week on Friday (Nov. 10). All trash, recycling, and food waste curbside collection will run on a regular schedule in all Boston neighborhoods. There will be no delays in service. 

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) will host a virtual public meeting on Wed., Nov. 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to present draft zoning amendments to the Boston Zoning Code based on recommendations from PLAN: Mattapan. The meeting will focus on proposed zoning map amendments to adopt new districts for Squares and Streets areas of Mattapan, particularly around Mattapan Square. Interpretation will be provided in Spanish and Haitian Creole. Register and learn more at bit.ly/MattapanSquaresStreetsZoning.

UMass Boston plans a community meeting to share campus and community updates on Mon., Nov. 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Integrated Science Complex, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Dorchester. Refreshments and parking will be provided. See ad on Page 5 to register.

The BPDA plans a virtual public meeting on Mon., Nov. 20, to discuss a proposal by Wharf Partners to demolish and reconstruct portions of the existing Ellsworth Supply HVAC retail supply business at 1334 Dorchester Ave. For more information, see ad on Page 15.

The BPDA hosts a virtual public meeting to discuss a proposed project at 376-384A Blue Hill Ave. in Dorchester. MTK Development wants to build a 4-story building with units, and rooftop green space and Solar PV. The 18 residential units are made up of 1BD, 2BD, and 3BD types that will be targeted at households between 80 percent and 100 percent AMI. Currently, all of the units and commercial space will be for sale. However, the programming can change depending on community feedback and feasibility. The meeting is set for Thursday this week (Nov. 9) from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. See bostonplans.org for link details.

The annual Hidden Heroes and Sheroes dinner and awards ceremony hosted by the Codman Square Neighborhood Council and the Greater Four Corners Action Coalition will take place on Fri., Nov. 17, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, 6 Norfolk St., Dorchester. Tickets are $45. Go to codmansquarecouncil.org to purchase or sponsor.

The 4th annual 3 Point Foundation gala and awards ceremony will be held on Fri., Nov. 17, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Fairmount Copley Hotel. Awardees include Alfreda Harris, Joe Cooper, Susan Levine, and Bain Capital. Tickets at 3pointfoundationgala.org.

The Franklin Park Coalition Thanksgiving Turkey Trot is set for Thurs., Nov. 23, at 9 a.m. Chip-timed 5k fun run. Walkers welcome. This annual fundraiser supports the coalition’s programs. Adults $35, kids/teens $18, children under 5 are free. Go to runsignup.com/Race/MA/Dorchester/FranklinParkTurkeyTrot.

All Dorchester Sports and Leadership’s 40th anniversary gala is set for Wed., Dec. 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Venezia Restaurant, 20 Ericsson St., Dorchester. Email ADSL@AllDorchesterSports.org.

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